2017 Fall Color Trends

Every year, Pantone Color Institute watches the New York runways during Fashion Week in September to determine the hottest fashion colors for fall. For 2017, they’ve identified a color palette that speaks to transition, mixing brights in with warmer, richer tones. Here, we tell you how to get customizable products in the hottest of-the-moment hues. Grenadine Our 20 oz Mod Water Bottle comes in a trendy bright red, further enhancing its already sleek design. Tawny Port A deeper, richer alternative to cheery Grenadine, Tawny Port pairs perfectly with our Uptown Jacket. Ballet Slipper Cozy up with a warm beverage out of our cute, customizable 17 oz NatureAd™ Heart Corn Mug that comes in a lovely light pink shade. Butterum Our line of suede accessories, including this eyewear case, comes in a delightful, warm brown that complements the soft fabric of the product. Navy Peony Add your logo to these retro … Read More

How to Pick the Perfect Promotional Cooler Bag

  Promotional lunch coolers are an unbelievable way to capture repeat exposure for your brand. Lunch bags and cooler giveaways have the potential to be used every day for carrying food, drinks, and snacks to and from work, school, or any other daytime obligations. Besides everyday meals, cooler bags can also be used for weekend excursions, athletic events, grocery shopping and more. Summer is the perfect season to put your logo on a promotional lunch bag or cooler. If you are considering the use of a lunch bag or cooler for your next event or giveaway, there are a few things to consider to ensure you pick the perfect cooler. First, you will want to think about how long recipients will need to keep their food or beverage items cool. You will also want to consider capacity, how many food or beverage items they will need to store. And any other … Read More

Three Things to Avoid on an Employee’s First Day

Making a good first impression is as important for employers as it is for new hires. While a new employee will likely be preoccupied with showing off their skillsets, as the employer, you’re tasked with making them feel at home in an unfamiliar environment from day one. Below, we reveal some common mistakes employers make during the onboarding process and what to do instead: Don’t: Wing the Walkthrough It may be tempting to leave things open-ended on a new employee’s first day—after all, you don’t want to make them feel overwhelmed while they are still getting the lay of the land—but failing to plan out an itinerary and prepare for their arrival is a big misstep. There’s nothing more disheartening than a new hire watching their boss scramble to pull together a workstation and supplies or struggle to answer basic questions about work habits and protocols. Instead: Invest in Their … Read More

Practicing What We Preach: Our New Eco-Friendly Offices

At Crestline, we take social responsibility seriously. As one of the top 10 carbon neutral retailers in North America, we’re committed to ethical sourcing and responsible manufacturing processes. So when our company set out to renovate our current workspace into a state-of-the-art facility, going green was a top priority. When finished, the space will occupy 105,000 sq. ft. and make room for 25 to 50 new employees over the next three to five years. As part of the project, we’ve taken steps to ensure that the new facility is environmentally friendly, which includes becoming LEED certified at the gold level and qualifying as a Maine Advanced Building. We are in the process of installing one of the largest private solar arrays in the state to provide our facility with clean, renewable solar energy. By adding 620 ground-mounted panels, we’ll eliminate more than 8 million pounds of carbon pollution over 40 years and will … Read More

Shake Up Your Lunch: 5 Salad Recipes for Summer

The summer season can be an enjoyable time to adopt a fresher, lighter diet that utilizes available produce and doesn’t require a hot stove or oven for cooking. Summer salads are a great way to take advantage of fresh seasonal greens and veggies from local markets and explore a variety of different flavor combinations. On a hot sunny day, a crisp, fresh salad can really hit the spot! Our new Mason Jar Salad Shaker is the perfect lunch container for summer. It utilizes a nostalgic Mason jar design but is constructed out of durable dishwasher safe Tritan™ plastic material that will not shatter, absorb odor, stain. Its plastic construction also makes it safer for outdoor use at picnics and BBQs or use on the go. We love the Mason Jar Salad Shaker for summer giveaways – it encourages healthy eating and packs perfectly in lunch boxes or coolers. Shake up … Read More

Share Your Brand on the Green: 5 Giveaways for Charity Golf Tournaments

  Did you know that over 140,000 charity golf tournaments are held annually in the US? Many different groups from corporations to non-profits host tournaments as a way to raise money for scholarship foundations, charities, causes, or on behalf of an individual that needs support. Golf is a sport that is loved by many, it offers an opportunity to socialize while enjoying nature and honing your skills on the course. Annual golf tournaments are a chance for corporations and individuals to get out in the community and make an impact. Additionally, annual tournaments are likely to become yearly traditions for participants and spectators alike. Golf tournaments provide many opportunities for hosts and sponsors to share their brand and message on giveaways, awards, tournament supplies, and memorabilia. Here are 5 ways you can promote your brand on the green this summer:   Performance Polos Quality performance polos like the Nike® Golf … Read More

7 Standout Giveaways for Outdoor Summer Events

Warmer weather is on its way and with it comes every excuse in the book to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine! People all over flock outdoors during the spring and summer months for recreational activities of all types. Take advantage of this movement by marketing your business or nonprofit organization at an outdoor event this year.   Summer is the perfect time for outdoor events of all kinds: food, art, and music festivals, fairs, local celebrations, road races such as marathons, 5Ks, triathlons, barbecues, family reunions, weddings, parades and more. With so much to do outdoors, it is likely you can find an event that fits right in with your brand and your marketing goals.   Whether you attend, sponsor or host a summer event, promotional giveaways can help your brand become a part of every attendee’s summer memories.   Here are our 7 favorite giveaways for outdoor summer … Read More

The Making of Greenery: How the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year Got Chosen

Famously standardizing the language for color communication across industries, Pantone LLC is a world-renowned authority on color, and as such, annually names a hue to represent the coming year. For 2017, this color is Greenery, a beautifully vivid yellowish green that fans liken to plant life and opponents describe as Kermit colored. Love it or hate it, everyone wants to know, why was this color picked? It may feel random to the untrained eye, but the color selection process is in fact carefully orchestrated and tends to skew more subjective than scientific. Starting nine months out, members of the Pantone Color Institute begin looking at macro influencers that span many industries and disciplines to uncover color trends. Their focus is worldwide, with travel a must. From Milan to New York City to Dubai, members of the Institute spend months visiting different cities and experiencing the art, architecture, politics and fashion … Read More

Introducing the Active Life Collection: Apparel that Fits your Lifestyle

Did you know that customized apparel is one of the most effective forms of promotional marketing? 50% of U.S. consumers own a piece of promotional outerwear or fleece and 58% own a promotional shirt. Apparel items from jackets to hoodies to tees are a fun and easy way to get your logo seen by the masses. Customized apparel items can unite a team, create a uniform look for staff, and serve as commemorative keepsakes for your events. Although apparel items are wildly effective, they are not always easy to shop for. The colors,  styles and minimum quantities that you need can all influence your options when it comes to purchasing promotional apparel. The Active Life collection is our solution to your apparel needs for athletics, campus spirit, corporate workwear, and more. Active Life consists of transitional pieces that can be worn for work, activity, and everything in between. Many of the items … Read More

6 Nutrient Packed Infused Water Recipes

Make healthy hydration your top priority in the New Year by adding fun flavor to your water! We all know the importance of drinking a sufficient amount of water, but with busy schedules and our need for caffeine, it can be easy to let proper hydration fall to the wayside. Adding a burst of fun flavors to your water can make drinking recommended daily dosage a lot easier! We love our Fruity Infuser Bottle – it is a water bottle with a plastic internal basket that can be filled with fruits, vegetables, and herbs. It easily comes apart for cleaning (hand wash only), and the lid has a flip-up drinking spout that will keep you sipping fruity flavors all day long. It is available in a 25 oz. and a 32 oz. size. Infused water is not only delicious, but it also can aid and improve many functions of the … Read More

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